[Sca-cooks] Break the Pot

Suey lordhunt at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 12:40:54 PDT 2009

Susan Lin wrote:
> I was fine with the recipe until I got to the "break the pot" part.  Do they
> really mean break the pot or just take the lid off?
They really do mean to break the pot for hygienic reasons. Soapstone 
pots, especially, were used only once because they absorb organic 
residue. Nowadays we overlook this instruction as pots are made of other 
materials which do not absorb food being cooked in them.

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